de Boer, Jan and Derrida, Bernard and Flyvbjerg, Henrik and Jackson, Andrew D. and Wettig, Tilo (1994) Simple Model of Self-Organized Biological Evolution. Physical Review Letters (PRL) 73 (6), pp. 906-909.
We give an exact solution of a recently proposed self-organized critical model of biological evolution. We show that the model has a power law distribution of durations of coevolutionary "avalanches" with a mean field exponent 3/2. We also calculate analytically the finite size effects which cut off this power law at times of the order of the system size.
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|Institutions:||Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Chair Professor Braun > Group Tilo Wettig|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||500 Science > 530 Physics|
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||No|
|Deposited on:||29 May 2009 08:13|
|Last modified:||13 Mar 2014 10:46|